Don't Understand Coworking? This Might Help.

Thanks to Chrissy Gomez and MBA Central for putting this infographic together!

Upcoming Event: What's Yours is Mine?

Join us and our friends from SuperTasker this Wednesday, July 22, at Grind Broadway for a panel discussion on the sharing economing and how it's impacting our society and future!

Coworking: The New Wave for Freelancers!

Check out Grind's very own Benjamin Dyett on CNBC's On the Money!  He's talking coworking and the future of work.  And stay tuned for a very exciting announcement about the future of Grind!

Howdy, Partner!

What's better than Monthly Membership at Grind?  Monthly Membership with serious benefits.  We've been adding to our roster of partners all summer and our list of perks is shaping up to be pretty spectular. Check out who we've teamed up with to provide our members with the best deals out there on services that actually make life easier. 

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Justworks is a platform that automates HR, payments, benefits and government paperwork so entrepreneurs can focus on what matters: their business and their team.

The Best Time of Day to Do Everything at Work

Wise words that can really help your business via Stephanie Vozza of Fast Company.

Justworks is hiring!

Here at Grind, we know and love the team at Justworks.  Lucky for you, they're hiring!  Check out their latest open position and apply...now!

Wix is Hiring!

Our friends at Wix are currently looking to fill a full-time Community Outreach Manager position to help expand their local and national community event activities while also leveraging and supporting the NYC Wix Community Lounge.  Check out the job below and find more information here!

Why Do People Thrive in Coworking Communities?

We always knew that people do well in coworking spaces, but it's nice to see that the Harvard Business Review agrees. It's also nice to see our very own Director of Marketing and Sales, Anthony Marinos, get a little shout out in the article. Read on to see what Gretchen Spreitzer, Peter Bacevice, and Lyndon Garrett have to say about coworking and its many benefits. 

Coworking Community Spotlight: Jeremy Goldman

Jeremy Goldman is one of our original Grindists and we forever love him for all the support he's given us over the years.  He also has a wicked sense of humor...and an even better iPhone case collection.

Keep Grind Weird

Sometimes the best employee is the "weirdest" employee.  We are all about embracing the weird here at Grind, and we're happy to see that Inc. also supports this idea. 

Great Advice for Entrepreneurs: Building Mindful Brands

A nice reminder on why mindfulness is such an important element of building a brand, according to Etsy's Vice President of Values and Impact, Matthew Stinchcomb. 

So You Think You Can Work From Home? Think Again!

Grindist and blogger Randi Zinn of Beyond Mom discusses the benefits of getting out of the house and into a coworking community in her latest blog post.  Check it out!

Firebrand Group is Hiring!

Do you know the captial of Iceland?  If so, you might be a perfect fit for Grindists Firebrand Group's Junior Digital and Social Strategist postion. Check it out and apply here if you're interested.

How Entrepreneurs Can Write a Great Business Plan

With all the startups in our coworking community, business plans are constantly getting thrown around.  Inc. has put together a comprehensive series to help entrepeneurs craft the perfect business plan and we think it's pretty helpful. Check out part 1, and if you're interested in the rest of the series, read more here

The 5 Most Common Mistakes New Freelancers Make

Our friends at 99u never let us down when it comes to solid career advice.  If you're a freelancer, like so many in our coworking community, this piece by Brennan Dunn is a must-read. 

The Entrepreneur's Journey

In our industry agnostic communty of entrepreneurs, each member is definitely on their own journey.  What's your entrepreneurial path?  

Yes, And...5 More Lessons in Improv-ing Collaboration and Creativity from Second City

We can't all be comedians, but we can learn a thing or two from the brilliant people of Second City. Check out Hugh Hart's take on how we all can ignite our creativity and collaboration in the workplace. 

Second City's Tom Yorton and Kelly Leonard run down some of the improv principles that you can apply to your not-necessarily-funny work life.

You're Invited to the Samsung Blogger Lounge @ SXSW!

Going to SXSW this year?  Join our members Digital Flash at the Samsung Blogger Lounge and treat yourself! 

Coworking Community Spotlight: John Kalinowksi

This month's Featured Grindist is a newer member of our coworking community who has captured all of our hearts with his kind spirit and wise soul.  Learn more about our friend John Kalinowski below.

 

Name: John Kalinowski

Occupation: Certified Life Coach

Current City:
New York, NY

Grind Location:
Park Ave

Why do you work out of a coworking space?
For one thing, being in an office became isolating, and I kept feeling like I wanted to be around other entrepreneurs and part of something larger. As a Life Coach I also want my clients to have the opportunity to see people following their dreams, taking risks, and making things happen.

Why Grind?
As soon as I walked into Grind I felt it was the right space for me. The openness of the space reflects the openness of the people. Though Grind houses a wide range of businesses it still somehow feels like we’re all here for some common purpose.

What is your current state of mind?
Excited and Confident that this year is going to be fantastic.

Which talent would you most like to have?
I would love to be an amazing singer. I’m not tone-deaf, but I’m also not being invited to sing at anyone’s wedding.

What's one app on your phone could you not live without?
I recently fell in love with the MindBody app - It lets me select my favorite yoga studios, see the class schedule for all of them at the same time, sign up for one, and go!

What is your most beloved possession?
In terms of what I might miss the most, I struggle to say that it might be my phone. Ugh. I have such conflicted feelings about that answer.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My mother is definitely one of my heroes, even though she drives me nuts sometimes. Outside of that, for me a hero is anybody who has faced adversity and used it to transform into an even better human. Of course, the greats like MLK and Nelson Mandela, but also people like Nick Vujicic, internationally renowned inspirational speaker who was born with no arms and legs. These people inspire me to do more and be more.

What do you consider your greatest achievement? Up to this point, my greatest achievement has been starting my business and being able to make it grow year after year. Although I also think this is just the beginning. :-)

What is your favorite occupation?
I love philosophizing... talking about life, love, the mind, the spirit, personal growth and how it all ties together. That’s probably my favorite thing, though laughter and travel are close seconds.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
It can really be anywhere, doing anything. For me, perfect happiness is being able to be completely present and grateful in any moment of my life, and trusting that everything is happening FOR me, not to me.

What's your favorite Grind memory?
Realizing that Donnalynn Civello is also working here. We each used to coach clients at the same little cafe when we were first starting out. When I found out she was also based here, it was like a little “thumbs-up" that I am exactly where I’m supposed to be.

Interested in joining the Grind community?
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Grindists in the News: Hans Reichstetter + Freezy Freakies

Our Grindists never cease to amaze us, and Hans Reichstetter is no exception.  A few months ago, when he mentioned that he was bringing Freezy Freakies back, we were stoked--but we had no idea just how cool they would be.  Even The New York Times thinks so--check out his awesome write-up below! 

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